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ABU DHABI GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, January 15th through Sunday, January 18th
SITE:  Abu Dhabi Golf Club (National Course), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Peter Harradine (1998)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,500
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 405 Yds 10 - Par 5 554 Yds
2 - Par 5 600 Yds 11 - Par 4 417 Yds
3 - Par 4 429 Yds 12 - Par 3 186 Yds
4 - Par 3 174 Yds 13 - Par 4 414 Yds
5 - Par 4 469 Yds 14 - Par 4 478 Yds
6 - Par 4 454 Yds 15 - Par 3 177 Yds
7 - Par 3 200 Yds 16 - Par 4 475 Yds
8 - Par 5 572 Yds 17 - Par 4 483 Yds
9 - Par 4 456 Yds 18 - Par 5 557 Yds
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36 3,759 Yds 36 3,741 Yds
Annual: 4th
Defending Champion: Martin Kaymer
Runner-Up: Henrik Stenson, Lee Westwood
Tournament Record: 268 (Chris DiMarco, 2006)
54-Hole Record: 199 (Martin Kaymer, 2008)
36-Hole Record: 131 (Martin Kaymer, 2008)
Course Record: 62 (Henrik Stenson, 2006)
Total Purse: $2,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $323,691; 2nd Place - $215,793; 3rd Place - $121,591
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Martin Kaymer 273 Richard Finch 278
Henrik Stenson 277 James Kingston 279
Lee Westwood 277 Scott Strange 279
Ignacio Garrido 278 Paul McGinley 280
Peter Hedblom 278 Ian Poulter 280
Past Abu Dhabi Golf Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Martin Kaymer (273) -- Henrik Stenson, Lee Westwood
2007 Paul Casey (271) -- Peter Hanson, Miguel Angel Jimenez
2006 Chris DiMarco (268) -- Henrik Stenson



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